VOL. 129 | NO. 68 | Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, April 8, at 2 p.m. in day room one at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway. Physical therapist Melody Clayton will present “Moving Forward.” Visit methodisthealth.org.
The Kroc Center will hold a nutrition seminar titled “Make Small Changes: How to Grocery Shop” Tuesday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the center, 800 East Parkway S. Cost is $2; open to the public. Visit krocmemphis.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Jo Garner of Evolve will present “Secrets to Saving the Most on Your Mortgage.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability and partners will host Pathways to Sustainability: Bringing Green Home Wednesday, April 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 S. Dudley St., first floor. Attendees will learn easy ways to save energy and resources. Cost is free. Visit sustainableshelby.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an artist meet and greet for Jane Williams’ “Nature’s Calling” Wednesday, April 9, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibit is on display through April 30. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Opera Memphis will present “The Medium” as part of the Midtown Opera Festival Wednesday, April 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit operamemphis.org for tickets and a festival schedule.
The National Black MBA Association Memphis chapter will host the 2014 regional symposium, The Art of Leadership: Recalibrate Your Reality, Thursday, April 10, at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The event will include a keynote by author and strategist Judy Smith, TED Talk-style sessions and a panel discussion. Cost is $50 for members and $100 for nonmembers. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
Rhodes College will host Gary Schmitt, co-director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in the Frazier Jelke Science Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Schmitt will present “In the Wake of Edward Snowden: Security, Civil Liberties and American Intelligence.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.